Katharina Bodirsky, Ph.D.

Room: F520
Phone: +49 7531 88-5677
Email: katharina.bodirsky@uni-konstanz.de

Office hours: every Tuesday from 13:00-14:00

Scientific Career

Katharina Bodirsky is a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer in the research group ethnology and cultural anthropology directed by Thomas G. Kirsch at the University of Konstanz. She also is a researcher in the international research program “Frontlines: Class, Value, and Social Transformation in 21st Century Capitalism” directed by Don Kalb at the University of Bergen, Norway. Before coming to Konstanz in 2017, she was assistant professor in the sociology department of Middle East Technical University in Ankara and co-ordinator of the Master’s program in Social Anthropology. She obtained her Ph.D. in anthropology from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY) in 2012.

Current Research

Her current research in the fields of economic and political anthropology focuses on the anthropology of the state, authoritarian populisms, value(s), dispossession, urban politics, solidarity economies, and the commons. She has conducted research in Germany and Turkey as well as on the European Union.

Kontakt / Contact

Katharina Bodirsky Ph.D.
Universität Konstanz / University of Konstanz
Fachbereich Geschichte und Soziologie/ Department of History and Sociology
Akademische Mitarbeiterin/ Postdoctoral researcher
Arbeitsgruppe Ethnologie und Kulturanthropologie / Division of Social and Cultural Anthropology
Fach 38 / Box 38
D-78457 Konstanz
Telefon /Phone: +49 7531 88-5677
Fax: +49 7531 88-3088
Email: katharina.bodirsky@uni-konstanz.de
Raum: F 520 / Room: F520

Researcher in the project "Frontlines: Class, Value, and Social Transformation in 21st
Century Capitalism," dir. Don Kalb, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen, Norway.